Congressman Baffled By Crazy Constituent 3.95K Hamilton Nolan 01/17/11 09:54AM Filed to: Politics Politics Crazies Gary Ackerman Phone Calls Crime Appic A Long Island man was arrested after calling Congressman Gary Ackerman's office 40 times, leaving increasingly deranged messages. "I thought, why the heck is he calling me?" said Ackerman. Hmm. Maybe it's because you're a congressman?