The lawmakers expressed hope the pontiff would highlight ways to address income inequality.
Coons said Biden deserves the "time and the space" to make a decision on whether to run.
The President is one vote away from securing a major foreign policy goal.
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Democrats are now just two votes away from upholding Obama's veto.
The top Dem on the Foreign Relations panel said he will announce his decision "soon."
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Tom Cotton, a leading opponent of the Iran deal, is on a weeklong trip to Israel.
Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy says he will support the pact.
The former lawmakers say there is "no viable alternative" to the agreement.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's granddaughter is in school and couldn't come, she said.
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“No foreign policy choice comes with guarantees,” Sen. Jeff Merkley said.