By Justin Sink - 09/22/11 02:31 PM EDT
Schultz went on to praise the president's speech Wednesday before the United Nations when he urged the body not to recognize Palestine as a state, circumventing peace negotiations with Israel.
The DNC chairwoman went on to predict that Obama would carry Florida — with its high proportion of Jewish voters — in the 2012 election.
"Whether you're an independent, a Democrat or a moderate Republican, Floridians understand that President Obama has been fighting hard to create jobs, to get this economy turned around," Wasserman Schultz said. "We need to work together and we need the Republicans to stop allowing themselves to be controlled by the extremists and the Tea Party. That's why he'll win Florida."