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Rashid: "I'm honored by the endorsement of such remarkable leaders." STAFFORD, VA – Today, three members of Virginia’s General Assembly endorsed Qasim Rashid's campaign for Congress in Virginia’s 1st district. These members include Delegate Richard “Rip” Sullivan, Jr., HD-28; Delegate Wendy Gooditis, HD-10; and Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, HD-41, the first woman to serve as Speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates in its 400 year history. “I'm honored by the endorsement of such remarkable leaders." said Rashid. "Together, they have worked tirelessly to strengthen public education and

Rashid: "I will work tirelessly to support the working families that the IBEW represents." STAFFORD, VA – Today, IBEW Local 26, the DMV chapter of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, has endorsed Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for Congress in VA-01. “I'm honored to receive this endorsement," said Rashid. "The IBEW does a great job of supporting and fighting for their workers. When elected to Congress, I will work tirelessly to support the working families that the IBEW represents." Qasim Rashid is a human rights lawyer who has

Rashid: "Khan’s personal story and political engagement have served as an inspiration." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Khzir Khan, Gold Star father and speaker at the 2016 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. "As a Pakistani-American, Mr. Khan’s support means a lot to me. His personal story and political engagement have served as an inspiration." Qasim Rashid is a human rights lawyer who has dedicated his life to supporting

Rowe: "His passion to serve is immense and desperately needed in times like these." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for VA-01, has been endorsed by Chair of the 1st Congressional District Democratic Committee Matt Rowe. "Since he announced his run many months ago, Qasim has continuously reached out and spoken with folks across our district about the issues that affect their lives,” said Rowe. “His passion to serve is immense and desperately needed in times like these. The people of the First District

Rashid: "NOVA Labor is integral in strengthening the voice of workers in the 1st district, and I am thankful for their endorsement." STAFFORD, VA – Today, NOVA Labor, a local labor council of the AFL-CIO, endorsed Qasim Rashid, human rights attorney and Democratic Nominee for VA-01.  “I'm honored by the support of NOVA Labor," said Rashid. "NOVA Labor is integral in strengthening the voice of workers in the First District. As a human rights attorney, I admire their commitment to fighting for a better America." Qasim Rashid

9/29/2020 "Qasim Rashid will work across the aisle to deliver for the families of the First District,” says Vice President Biden" STAFFORD, VA – Today Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Qasim Rashid for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District.  "Qasim Rashid will work across the aisle to deliver for the families of the First District,” says Vice President Biden. “Through his career as a human rights lawyer advocating for survivors of domestic violence, Qasim has fought for Virginia's families. I'm proud to be on Team Rashid." “I am

9/28/2020 “The First District is home to over 100,000 veterans and when I’m in Congress I’ll fight for every single one of them,” says Rashid  STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, human rights lawyer and Democratic nominee for VA-01, rolls out his Compassion for Veterans Plan. The plan is available on Rashid’s website with an excerpt below:  “Military service has changed over the last fifty years. Ongoing combat operations lasting almost 20 years and multiple deployments of both Active Duty and Reserve Component personnel have created a

9/28/2020 "Rashid: "He's not just an ally, he's an inspiration." STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, human rights lawyer and Democratic nominee for VA-01, has been endorsed by former presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ). “I'm proud to support and endorse Qasim Rashid's campaign for Congress in Virginia's First District," said Booker. “As a human rights attorney, he fights to protect the best of what our country can be. In Congress, he'll work tirelessly to expand America's promise. He is a champion of working people, he lives

9/22/2020 “Rob Wittman is paying top dollar to put ads up in a massive media market that could potentially cause great harm to Qasim and his young family,” says Grace Hagerty, Spokeswoman  STAFFORD, VA – Today at 12pm Qasim Rashid went on Facebook and Twitter live to address the nativist and islamophobic attack ads that Rob Wittman has been running in the D.C. television media market for roughly a week. The video is viewable on Youtube and on Facebook. “I’m going to say the quiet part

9/22/2020 LIVE: Qasim Rashid Addresses Rob Wittman’s Attacks on His Faith STAFFORD, VA. – First Congressional District Democratic nominee Qasim Rashid will go LIVE on his social media channels today at 12pm EDT to address Rob Wittman’s recent TV ads and mailers.  In the ad, the Wittman campaign ties Qasim Rashid, a father of three young children, to terrorism. In his 2019 state senate campaign, Rashid’s opponent ran similar ads and as a result Rashid received death threats from racist extremists.  Who:  Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Congress in