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9/30/2020 “I’m honored to have the support of these incredible leaders and I look forward to working with them when I’m in Congress.” STAFFORD, VA – Today, several of Virginia's leaders endorsed Qasim Rashid. This list includes:  Delegate Richard “Rip” Sullivan, Jr., HD-28Delegate Wendy Gooditis, HD-10Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, HD-41, the first woman to serve as Speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates in its 400 year historyMayor Derrick Wood of DumfriesMatt Rowe, Chair of the VA-01 Democratic Committee Follow the links above to read Rashid’s statements about each individual

9/30/2020 Rashid: "I am proud of the movement we are building together." SEIU, NOVA Labor, VEA, IBEW Local 26, SMART Union STAFFORD, VA – Today, SEIU, NOVA Labor, VEA, IBEW Local 26, SMART Union endorsed Qasim Rashid for Congress in VA-01. Follow the links above to read Rashid’s statements about each individual organization.  “I’m dedicated to protecting the rights of workers. I will continue to fight for working families when elected to Congress.”

9/30/2020 Rashid: "I am proud of the movement we are building together." STAFFORD, VA – Today, seventeen delegates to the 2020 National Democratic Convention supporting Bernie Sanders announced their endorsement of Qasim Rashid for Congress in Virginia’s First District. “I am thankful for the support of such a large group of community members," said Rashid. "These delegates are leading the way for progressive change in America and I am proud of the movement we are building together." This list includes: Shelley Pineo-Jensen, Ph. D. (Fredericksburg) Chance Lee (Hanover) David Carr (Westmoreland) Sarah

9/30/2020 “Silence or anything less than full condemnation of Trump’s remarks puts American lives at risk. That is unacceptable,” says Rashid STAFFORD, VA – Below is a statement from Qasim Rashid, Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s First District, on last night’s presidential debate.  “Let’s be clear, today white supremacist groups are celebrating because last night Donald Trump endorsed white supremacy terrorism,” says Rashid. “Trump’s own FBI Director has cited groups like the Proud Boys as a high-level terror threat. I have spent my life as a

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

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