8/4/2020 “Remnants of this shameful time in American history belong in history books and museums rather than in the public square." STAFFORD, VA – Today Qasim Rashid, Democratic Candidate for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District, joins the King George branch of the NAACP in calling for the removal of the monument honoring Confederate soldiers that sits on the lawn of the King George Courthouse. “Remnants of this shameful time in American history belong in history books and museums rather than in the public square,'' says Rashid. “I am
7/30/2020 “From expanding health care and broadband access to tackling climate change, Qasim will deliver results for the people of Virginia’s 1st district." STAFFORD, VA – Today Former Presidential Candidate Julián Castro endorsed human rights lawyer Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 1st District. Prior to his Presidential run, Castro was the youngest member of President Obama's Cabinet, serving as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017. His campaign focused on combating the root causes of inequity
“I believe broadband should be treated like a utility,” said Rashid.
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Rashid for Congress Campaign Releases Statement on Trump Sharing Video Stating "the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat" May 28, 2020 Below is a statement from Qasim Rashid, a human rights lawyer who has dedicated his life to support women who are survivors of domestic and sexual violence and serve children from vulnerable communities. Qasim is running to transform his advocacy into results for the working families of Virginia’s 1st Congressional District. He believes in service, leadership, and compassion through action. To learn more, please
4/23/2020 The Rashid Campaign continues to mobilize volunteers to support community members in need and be 1st District triage point for face masks, and other vital supplies. STAFFORD, VA — With the total number of COVID-19 cases approaching 11,000 in Virginia, the Rashid for Congress campaign continues to offer and provide assistance to area residents and organizations in need. Through the Compassion Through Action initiative, the Rashid for Congress campaign is mobilizing its volunteer and supporter base, digital reach, and resources to support constituents around the
4/6/2020 STAFFORD, VA – Today, Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) endorsed human rights lawyer Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 1st District. Swalwell has served in Congress since 2013, and was a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. His campaign focused on gun violence prevention and addressing economic inequality. "Qasim Rashid is not afraid to go big, be bold, and fight for the good of America's working families,” said Swalwell. “That's why I'm proud to endorse his campaign for congress in Virginia's 1st District.
2/5/2020 The GOP Cannot Blame Democrats for its Abysmal Failures STAFFORD, VA - Qasim Rashid, Democratic candidate for Virginia’s First Congressional District, released the following response to the State of the Union and to Rep. Rob Wittman’s (VA-01) statement on the SOTU. “Tonight at the State of the Union, the President repeatedly lied about the economy, immigrants, education, healthcare, and the environment,” Rashid said, “Worse, Rep. Rob Wittman lied with him and blamed Democrats for his own failures.” Rep Wittman’s record of failed policies over the past twelve
A human rights lawyer, Rashid’s campaign will focus on transforming his decades of advocacy into policy JANUARY 20, 2019 STAFFORD, VA-- Qasim Rashid has entered the race for Congress for Virginia’s First Congressional District (VA-01). In 2019, Rashid was the Democrat nominee for Virginia State Senate District 28, and ran against a 12-year-incumbent. He garnered support from 10,000 donors and 30,000 votes (50% more votes than any prior Democrat in Senate District 28). State Senate District 28 falls completely within VA-01 and Rashid looks to build