WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 17:  Sen. Tom Harkin lifts pages of a calendar he said represented inaction on the part of the Bush administration during a press conference highlighting the removal of funding for avian flu preparedness and the "lack of adequate resources" in the Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations conference report November 17, 2005 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Joining Harkin were Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) (R) and Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L-obscured).  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)