Early Life & Education
Debenedetti spent three years as a national political reporter at Politico . There, he covered Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and the Democratic Party during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Afterwards, he wrote about national politics in the age of Donald Trump and events leading to the elections in 2017 and 2020. 
New York Magazine
On April 22, 2018, Debenedetti wrote a piece entitled, "Bernie Sanders Is Quietly Building a Digital Media Empire."  He appeared on The Majority Report with Sam Seder talking about his online presence.