Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., in June 2011 — at the height of the sexting scandal that led to his resignation from Congress. Andrew Gombert /EPA /Landov hide caption toggle caption Andrew Gombert /EPA /Landov The Two-Way Anthony Weiner Jumps Into Race To Be NYC Mayor May 22, 2013 The former congressman's career appeared to be over when he resigned in 2011 because of an extramarital sexting scandal and his lies about it. Now, he tells voters, "I've made some big mistakes. ... I hope I get a second chance to work for you." The Democratic primary is set for Sept. 10.