02/25/2013 06:51 pm ET

8 Groups That Could Win If Lawmakers Do Nothing To Avert The Sequester

Of course, there are many people who will lose if lawmakers do nothing to avert the $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts set to take effect on March 1. The losers include a variety of people that rely on state government programs, air travelers, federal government workers, preschoolers and more.

But there are a few groups that could actually benefit from Washington's incompetence. Check them out below:

The Sequester's Winners