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9/21/2020 "As a human rights attorney and a longtime community figure, I'm committed to the people of the First District,” says Rashid  STAFFORD, VA – Today at 7:00 PM, Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Virginia’s First Congressional District, will debate his Republican opponent, incumbent Congressman Rob Wittman. The event is virtual and hosted by the University of Mary Washington (UMW). Candidates will participate via Zoom. Members of the audience will be able to view the event via live broadcasts on Facebook and Twitter.  “I'm excited to participate

9/18/2020 STAFFORD, VA – A statement from Qasim Rashid, Democratic Candidate for Congress in Virginia’s First District:  “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg changed the world. Her tenacity, her independence, her intellect, and her fierce commitment to gender equity throughout her life and from the bench of the Supreme Court made America a more perfect Union. I am holding her and her family in my heart tonight.  This evening, I am joining millions around the country in reflection of the life and work of Justice Ginsburg. Tomorrow, I will

9/18/2020 Rashid: "He is focused on helping people" STAFFORD, VA – On Sunday, September 20 at 2:30pm, First Congressional District Democratic nominee Qasim Rashid will speak to voters at a social-distanced outdoor event alongside Senator Mark Warner. The event will be held at Celebration Stage at Pratt Park, 120 River Road Fredericksburg, VA 22405. “Virginians start voting on September 18, and the good news is it’s easier than ever. Virginians can vote early in-person, by mail, or in-person on November 3,” said Sen. Warner. “I am proud

9/17/2020 “This election will be a referendum on where we want to go as a country,” says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – On Friday, September 18, Qasim Rashid's campaign for Congress in Virginia's First District will appear at the Stafford Courthouse to advocate for early voting. Rashid will be casting his vote on the first day of early voting in Virginia. He and members of his campaign will be outside the courthouse from 12:00pm to 4:30pm to provide information on the voting process. "The importance of this election

9/17/2020 "Qasim is a big thinker on policies and a passionate advocate of Universal Basic Income running in a competitive Virginia district against a 6-term Republican incumbent.”  says Yang STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Human Rights Lawyer and Democratic Candidate for VA-01, has been endorsed by former Presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s political action committee Humanity Forward.  "Qasim Rashid is a human rights lawyer, a devoted father and husband, and most importantly of all, someone who brings people together. When a Virginia resident tweeted an Islamophobic message

9/17/2020 "Pete Buttigieg has demonstrated a deep understanding of service, in the military and in politics,” says Rashid “We need his voice, and I'm honored to have his support.” STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Human Rights Lawyer and Democratic Candidate for VA-01, has been endorsed by former Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and his Win the Era PAC.  “Qasim Rashid has centered his career, and now his campaign, around compassion through action. After working for years to protect marginalized people as a human rights lawyer, Qasim is

9/16/2020 "I'm glad to have their support as we continue our fight for working families and a sustainable future," says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid's campaign for Congress in Virginia's First District announces an endorsement from the Sierra Club, the iconic grassroots environmental organization which boasts 3.8 million members. "I'm honored to receive this endorsement," said Rashid. "The Sierra Club advocates for what every single one of us should: a livable world and a healthy environment for our children. I'm glad to have their support

9/15/2020 "When elected to Congress I will fight for gender pay equity, paid family leave, and reproductive healthcare access,” says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Human Rights Lawyer and Democratic Candidate for VA-01, has been endorsed by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF).  “Planned Parenthood Action Fund is thrilled to endorse Qasim Rashid,” said Alexis McGill Johnson, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund. “From his work advocating for survivors of domestic and sexual violence to his commitment to gender equity, we know he will be

9/11/2020 Qasim Rashid in Prince William County at “Early Bird Push to the Polls” STAFFORD, VA. – Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 1st District will be speaking to voters in Dumfries, VA. This is part of a community event called “Early Bird Push to the Polls” co-hosted by Heart 4 The Community Initiative, #ENOUGH!, Two Mics Up, United Black Council, Riddick Entertainment & Events, and PW Perspective. This event is free of charge and open to the public.  Who:  Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Congress in

9/11/2020 "It is my hope that we take today as an opportunity to remember those who we have lost, to show compassion to those around us, and to act against injustice and discrimination whenever we see it." says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – Today, Qasim Rashid, Democratic Candidate for VA-01, released the following statement in remembrance of 9/11.  "Today is the 19th anniversary of September 11th, 2001, a day that changed our nation and the world forever. As Americans, we mourn the 2,977 innocent lives lost on 9/11