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Anthony David Weiner (; born September 4, 1964) is a former American politician. As a congressman, he represented New York's 9th congressional district from January 1999 until June 2011. He won seven terms as a Democrat, never receiving less than 59% of the vote. Weiner resigned from Congress in June 2011 after the first of several sexting scandals became public. On May 19, 2017, Weiner pleaded guilty in federal court to transferring obscene material to an underage girl. A New York City native, Weiner attended public schools, and graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh in 1985 with a B.A. in political science. He was a member of the New York City Council from 1992 to 1998, and a congressional aide to U.S. Representative Chuck Schumer from 1985 to 1991. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of New York City in the 2005 and 2013 New York City mayoral elections.