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Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison

Former congressman Anthony Weiner, who was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday. Photo: Mark Lennihan / AP

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl.

Per the AP: "The former Democratic congressman from New York had faced up to 27 months in prison on Monday after his guilty plea to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. Prosecutors say he broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl using Skype and Snapchat."