10/16/2020 STAFFORD, VA - Qasim Rashid’s Last Mile Broadband Plan was covered in the Washington Post. “Wittman’s Democratic challenger, human rights lawyer Qasim Rashid, put forth a plan that would assist municipalities in founding their own broadband authorities, sidestepping the need for partnerships or the problem of private companies avoiding sparsely populated areas” writes Meagan Flynn in Teleworking in a parking lot. School on a flash drive. The coronavirus prompts new urgency for rural Internet access.
10/15/2020 “I can't tell you how many calls I've had, meetings, conversations with folks devastated by this virus because they missed a wedding or had to attend a virtual funeral,” says Qasim Rashid STAFFORD, VA – Last week, the Hanover GOP held its annual Reagan Day Dinner. The invitation did not indicate that masks were required or that social distancing measures would be put in place. Photos from the event show that this was an indoor buffet-style meal where many, including Rob Wittman, were photographed at
10/13/2020 “I believe that providing broadband access to everyone is the electrification of the 21st century,” says Qasim Rashid. STAFFORD, VA – Today at 11am the Rashid campaign released a 30 second television ad titled “Homework.” The ad highlights the greatest issue facing Virginia’s First Congressional District, lack of reliable broadband internet access. The ad will run in the D.C. and Richmond media markets. “The real First District families we see in this ad struggle with connectivity, ” says Grace Hagerty, communications director. “Everyone in the First District
10/10/2020 “My favorite part of running for Congress is meeting the people of the first district,” says Qasim Rashid. STAFFORD, VA. - Qasim Rashid, Democratic Nominee for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District continues his event series this Sunday, with a rally at the Ashland Town Hall. Senator Mark Warner and State Senator Jennifer McClellan will be joining Rashid. The event will be held this Sunday, October 11, 2-4pm Ashland Town Hall, 101 Thompson St, Ashland, VA 23005 “My favorite part of running for Congress is meeting the
10/9/2020 Gillibrand says Rashid "will fight so no Virginian is left behind" STAFFORD, VA – Today Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), longtime public servant and former presidential candidate, endorsed Qasim Rashid's campaign for Congress in Virginia's First Congressional District. "Qasim Rashid is a compassionate leader who I am proud to endorse for Congress in VA-01," said Gillibrand. "Qasim‘s work has always been centered around lifting up marginalized communities for years, from his work combatting domestic and sexual violence against women to being an advocate for better accessible education
10/6/2020 “We’re excited to introduce Qasim to First District voters from Manassas to Montross and meet them where they are with this new ad,” says Spokeswoman Grace Hagerty STAFFORD, VA – Today at 10am the Rashid campaign releases a 30 second television ad titled “It’s Time.” The ad is biographical highlighting Mr. Rashid’s career as a human rights lawyer and upbringing as an immigrant to the United States. “We’re excited to introduce Qasim to First District voters from Manassas to Montross and meet them where they are
Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, Activist Gaye Adegbalola, Sen. Tim Kaine, Sec. Julián Castro, Qasim Rashid, Kick Off GOTV
10/1/2020 “Let’s work together and win this,” says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – On Saturday October 3rd, Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, Gaye Adegbalola, Sen. Tim Kaine, and former HUD Secretary Julián Castro will be joining the Rashid campaign to kick off phone banks during the campaign’s “Get Out the Vote” kick off. Secretary Castro and Delegate Carroll Foy will be speaking at 1pm, and Senator Kaine and Gaye Adegbalola will be speaking at 4pm, each to volunteers and campaign staff ready to call voters. “There is so much
10/1/2020 Stan Scott, SFC, USA (Retired) Goes Live to Talk about Rashid’s Veterans Plan STAFFORD, VA. – Stan Scott, SFC, USA (Retired), Chair of the campaign’s Veterans Outreach Committee, will be going live on Qasim Rashid’s social media channels this evening to discuss the recent Compassion for Veterans policy proposal. Read the Proposal here. Who: Stan Scott, SFC, USA (Retired), Chair of Team Rashid’s Veterans Outreach Committee What: Facebook Live When/Where: 6pm, Qasim Rashid’s Facebook page.
10/1/2020 Rashid: "He's deeply committed to the fight for equity, and he's done admirable work within our communities." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid’s campaign for Congressman of VA-01 has been endorsed by Sean Perryman, activist and candidate for Lieutenant Governor. An attorney, Perryman works to create diversity and inclusion policy on national and state levels. “I'm honored to accept Sean Perryman's endorsement," said Rashid. "He's deeply committed to the fight for equity, and he's done admirable work within our communities. I look forward to working with
9/30/2020 Rashid: "Mr. Khan’s personal story, his family’s ultimate sacrifice, and his political engagement built on justice, are an inspiration.” STAFFORD, VA – Today, Khzir Khan, Gold Star father and speaker at the 2016 and 2020 Democratic National Convention, announced his support for Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for Congress in VA-01. “I am deeply grateful for Mr. Khan's endorsement," said Rashid. "Like me, Mr. Khan is a Pakistani-American and fellow Virginian. His life exemplifies the qualities of service and compassion. Mr. Khan’s personal story, his family’s ultimate