Heh, I see that all the time. So frustrating. And don't forget to check it in Chrome, and all the other common versions of IE in use (6,7,8,9). Safari too, for good measure, though it's often the same as Chrome.
How are you trying to get them aligned?
I'd probably use DIVs to get the alignment problem solved. (Though I confess that with DIVs so broken in IE6, and enough people still using it, I've often resorted to using tables out of frustration. Ugly as the concept is, I find it usually works