Quick facts
Birth date 4 Sep, 1964
Age 55 yrs
Occupations Politician
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Brooklyn
Residence Federal Medical Center, Devens
Education State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Brooklyn Technical High School
State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Gender Male
Description American politician
Spouse Huma Abedin[2010-2016]

Anthony David Weiner (/ˈwiːnər/; born September 4, 1964) is an American politician and former U.S. representative who served New York's 9th congressional district from January 1999 until June 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he won seven terms, never receiving less than 59% of the vote. Weiner resigned from Congress in June 2011, due to a sexting scandal.He was a member of the New York City Council from 1992 to 1998, and a congressional aide to then–U.S. Representative Chuck Schumer from 1985 to 1991. A New York City native, he attended public schools and graduated from the SUNY Plattsburgh in 1985 with a B.A. in political science. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of New York City in the 2005 and 2013 New York City mayoral elections.

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2020

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