French police searched Francois Fillon's office in parliament on Tuesday, while party leaders are considering his replacement.

Until a week ago, the center-right Presidential candidate was leading the race for April’s elections. Last week, a report by the Canard Enchainé weekly paper claimed that Penelope Fillon, his wife, received the salary of a parliamentary assistant without doing the work from 1988 to 2013.

Initially, the weekly suggested Penelope Fillon had received €500,000; on Tues...

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