Florida GOP Staffer, Melanie Phister, Had $1.3 Million In Credit Card Charges 06/09/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011 548 Adam C. Smith St. Petersburg Times She was a 25-year-old junior staffer when the Florida Republican Party gave her an American Express card. Over the next 2 Read more on St. Petersburg Times More: GOP Republicans Republican Party London Florida FOLLOW POLITICS facebook twitter Suggest a correction GET THE NEWSLETTER Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. FOLLOW HUFFPOST HuffPost Politics HuffPost Politics HuffingtonPost Available on the App Store Android App on Google Play Get it at Blackberry App World HUFFPOST NEWSLETTERS Enter your email address to get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day. Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn More.