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
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.