Forty-nine percent say the Republicans should give up more than the Democrats in any future bipartisan agreement, but nearly as many -- 44 percent -- would prefer to see the Dems give up more than the GOP.
And seven in 10 say that another shutdown is likely when current funding for the federal government runs out in mid-January.
"That's probably because Americans have lost confidence in the people who run government," Holland said.
According to the poll, only a third say they have a great deal or some confidence in the people who run government, down 10 points since May. And only 14 percent say they are satisfied with the way the nation is being governed.
"That's an 11-point drop since March and is lower than the 26 percent who felt that way in September 1973, when the Watergate crisis was in full swing," Holland added.
In another sign of anti-Washington sentiment, six in 10 say the government should not do more to solve the country's problems.
he poll was conducted for CNN by ORC International October 18-20, with 841 adults nationwide questioned by telephone. The survey's overall sampling error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.